6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Virginia trip planner
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Harpers Ferry
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Drive to Yeager Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Birmingham


Harpers Ferry — 2 nights

With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for gifts at True Treats Historic Candy, try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Harpers Ferry visit planner.

Birmingham, UK to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Birmingham to Harpers Ferry due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Harpers Ferry can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Charleston.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Casinos
Side Trip

Charleston — 1 night

Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. state of West Virginia, and the county seat of Kanawha County. On the 17th (Thu), ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at West Virginia State Museum, and then get into the urban bustle at Culture Center.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planner.

Getting from Harpers Ferry to Charleston by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. March in Charleston sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Fayetteville.
Museums · Shopping

Fayetteville — 2 nights

Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the activities along New River Gorge, explore the striking landscape of New River Gorge National River, and then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Charleston in March, expect nights in Fayetteville to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Nature
Side Trip

West Virginia travel guide

Historic Sites · State Parks · Zipline
The Mountain State
Located entirely within the Appalachian Mountain region, the aptly nicknamed "Mountain State" represents the highest state east of the Mississippi River with an average elevation of about 460 m (1,500 ft) above sea level. With an official motto of "Mountaineers are always free," West Virginia is home to a fiercely independent people, proud of their state's rich natural resources, physical beauty, and traditional culture. The state is often overlooked by tourists, and its major attractions retain an off-the-beaten-path character and exemplify a laid-back pace of life. West Virginians like to describe their part of the country as both wild and wonderful, a claim you can easily test on a holiday here by filling your itinerary with exploration of the state's green mountains, white-water rivers, and historical small towns.